2020 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers

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The 2020 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers, to determine the final teams to take part in the 2021 World Baseball Classic, were set to take place in March 2020 but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. No date was given in the immediate for the event to be re-scheduled.

The first of the two qualifying pools comprised the following teams: Flag of Brazil Brazil, Flag of Germany Germany, Flag of New Zealand New Zealand, Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua, Flag of Philippines Philippines and Flag of South Africa South Africa - the top two teams will qualify

The second qualifying group was made up of: Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic, Flag of France France, Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom, Flag of Pakistan Pakistan, Flag of Panama Panama and Flag of Spain Spain - the top two teams will qualify.

All of the participating teams had taken part in the 2016 qualifying round; Spain, South Africa, Brazil and Panama had all played in a World Baseball Classic as well.

See also 2020 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers (Rosters)